The High Court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir in a case filed over rape and murder of college student Mosarat Jahan Munia.
However, the HC granted six weeks' anticipatory bail to Sabrina Sayem, the wife of Anvir in the same case.
The HC bench of Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam and Justice KM Zahid Sarwar Kajol passed the order.
Lawyer Yusuf Hossain Humayun represented the accused petitioners during hearing on the matter.
On April 26, police recovered the body of the 21-year-old college student hanging from
A ceiling fan of her bedroom in a Gulshan flat.
On September 6, victim's elder sister Nusrat Jahan filed the case with Dhaka Women andChildren Repression Prevention Tribunal-8 against eight people including Anvir.
Chairman of Bashundhara Group Ahmed Akbar Sobhan alias Shah Alam and six others were also made accused in the case on charge of abetting the crime.
Tribunal judge Mafroza Parveen reviewed the case filed before the court by Nusrat Jahan Tania, sister of Munia, and asked Police Bureau of Investigation to probe the case.